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Old 14-04-2004, 08:03 AM
Rodger Whitlock
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Default Poisonous plants

On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 15:08:35 +0100, Sacha wrote:

I know someone who nearly died of septicaemia after pricking his finger on a
rose thorn that had been sprayed by some nasty chemical.

Rose thorns present a known hazard of this type. I doubt the
nasty chemical had anything to do with the resultant bacterial

Barberry thorns are even worse, however.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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